B Using a two-step process, students will evaluate and synthesize the external e


B Using a two-step process, students will evaluate and synthesize the external evidence results from the strongest external study retrieved during the search of the literature that supports the intervention of the PICOT question In adolescence aged 14-17 with an anxiety disorder how does psychotherapy treatment compare to psychopharmacology within three months.
This is the study that answer the chosen PICOT question and directly relate to the chosen intervention. The study must be within the discipline of nursing and not medicine.
Assignment 2 is for you to critically appraise two external pieces of evidence that support your PICOT question. (THIS CAN BE FROM AN ARTICLE OR JOURNAL )
On pages 179-181, there are very clear definitions and examples of what should be included in each column. Use this as your guide so you understand each of the headings.
The intent of this assignment is for you to dig deeper into each of the studies to evaluate how they agree (support) or do not agree with your PICOT.
Assignment Criteria:
Develop a scholarly paper that addresses the following criteria:
1. Complete the Evaluation Table Template found in the Week 3 module with the results from the strongest external evidence study.
a. Pages 179-181 (4th edition) provide detailed explanation of what type of information should be included in each category of the Evaluation Table, located in Appendix C pages 723-726.
2. Determine the strength of each of the study using the rating system in Melnyk and Fineout-Overholt (4th edition) page 18 and add the Level for each study to the evaluation table.
a. Information on the evaluation table should be in bulleted format, NOT SENTENCES not sentences.
3. Include a legend on the evaluation table.
4. Place the completed Evaluation Table as an appendix.
5. Write a one-page narrative that analyzes how the evidence from the two studies supports the intervention of the PICOT question. If the evidence does not support the intervention, describe what would be the next step in the evidence-based practice process.
6. Include a brief introduction, purpose statement and conclusion.
7. Level 1 headings required.
8. Include a title page, reference page and appendix.
9. Write the paper in third person, not first person (meaning do not use ‘we’ or ‘I’) and in a scholarly manner. To clarify: I, we, you, me, our may not be used. In addition, describing yourself as the researcher or the author should not be used.
10. APA 7th edition format is required.
11. The assignment does not need to be submitted to Turnitin.


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